At his social media summit on Thursday, the president ranted incoherently about the media's "crooked," "dishonest," and "dangerous" speech.
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"The cost of not doing this is the harm done to other Googlers every time they encounter these terms," says the company's diversity and inclusion team.
The president invited Republican lawmakers as well as social media stars who claim that tech giants are suppressing free speech.
Two Lawsuits Argue That Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Blocking of Twitter Critics, Like Trump's, Violates the First Amendment
The New York congresswoman's use of Twitter seems similar to the president's in constitutionally relevant ways.
Few people who tweeted #NotMyAriel were actually upset about Halle Bailey portraying the mermaid princess.
The court says the "interactive space" created by his account is a public forum, meaning that the president's viewpoint discrimination violates the First Amendment.
Jon Goldsmith was charged with third-degree harassment after calling Deputy Cory Dorsey a "stupid sum bitch" online.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R–Mo.) has proposed a dreadful bill that would give the government control of internet content. He thinks the only reason anyone could be opposed is because they've been bought off.
It's Ravelry, and it's not just a "knitting site."
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Hawley is selling it as a way to fight tech-company "bias" against Republicans. Don't believe him.
Be afraid as more journalists and politicians start calling for stronger policing of online speech.
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Despite scant evidence, everyone wants to believe that social media has a unique ability to control our thoughts and actions.
When Tucker Carlson and Elizabeth Warren agree on trade, regulation, and social media, it's time to rethink a few things.
The video platform temporarily demonetized a conservative comedian's channel, satisfying no one.
Censorship inevitably ends up being used to protect the powerful from criticism.
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Abroad, legislators are in the mood to theatrically punish social media companies. CEOs shouldn’t play along.
The "blogfather" once touted the internet as the antidote to Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media. Now he wants the feds to crack down on social media.
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."
Social media platforms and governments are "voluntarily" teaming up to ban "violent extremist content." What could go wrong?
The AFL-CIO's Twitter account appears to endorse a workers' revolution.
Resist when politicians declare that speech (even radical speech) is a “threat to our democracy.”
Classifying heavy internet use as medical addiction leads to bad policy and inferior patient care.
Right after 290 people were killed in a series of Easter Sunday bombings
"Feeling cute, might just gas some inmates today, IDK."
'Nobody Wants To See a Government Speech Police': Senate Republicans Threaten To Regulate Facebook and Twitter
They say the social media companies display a bias against conservatives.
Will a thirst to punish Silicon Valley destroy our liberty?
In a now-deleted Facebook post, Loudoun County deputies brag about a drug bust, get dragged, and likely don't learn any lessons.
Hide Those Memes, Folks! Europe Passes Massive Online Copyright Changes That Will Lead to Censorship
Do you have a license to link to that story? Will your sexy Tinder photo get confused with a celebrity's?
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With big tech helping government officials to control the sharing of information, we need to support alternatives to undermine their censorious efforts.
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Nobody in the media should be supporting an elected official trying to control what speech online platforms allow.
There's no room for errors and online platforms face huge fines, likely encouraging overly broad takedowns.
"Google and Facebook should not be a law unto themselves. They should not be able to discriminate against conservatives."
When absurd ghost stories are passed off as actual journalism
After a harm reduction advocate slammed a hardy but misleading factoid, users who retweeted his message complained that they had been shadowbanned.